Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
London > South London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4 -40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 2.12% 3.16% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.47% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 57
South London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,350 £21,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £50,500 £77,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,605 1,702 1,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 94.36% 91.11% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,396 1,197
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,950 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in South London.

Salary trend for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in South London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon -14 17 £42,495 -0.36% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -13 10 £50,000 +42.86% 10
Bromley -1 1 £35,000 +29.63% 3
Sutton - 1 £65,000 - 8
Wandsworth - 1 £29,500 -
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 30 (83.33%) Degree
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (30.56%) DevOps
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Selenium
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) SDLC
8 7 (19.44%) AWS
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) Gradle
8 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (13.89%) PhD
10 5 (13.89%) OO
10 5 (13.89%) PHP

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.78%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Power BI
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Gradle
2 7 (19.44%) Selenium
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 5 (13.89%) REST Assured
5 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) JMeter
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq
6 1 (2.78%) Gatling
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Graduate
4 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer in Test
7 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) OAT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) React Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) AWT
5 2 (5.56%) EJB
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) Java SE
5 2 (5.56%) JDBC
5 2 (5.56%) JSF
5 2 (5.56%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) React
5 2 (5.56%) Redux
5 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 2 (5.56%) Struts
5 2 (5.56%) Swing
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps
3 10 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
5 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (19.44%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) API Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Build Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Physics
7 4 (11.11%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.56%) ES6
6 2 (5.56%) Java 8
6 2 (5.56%) Kotlin
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) PhD
5 2 (5.56%) CISM
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) IISP
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Tableau
2 2 (5.56%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds